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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time for radical political groups in Hong Kong to face hard political realities

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:51am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's time to face hard political realities A Pos t op-ed recently castigates the rise of radical anti-democracy groups. They keep interfering with "the ... They have no real political influence or public support. However, the "radical" groups in the pan-democratic camp are no joke; they are close to taking over the whole movement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1528899/its-time-radical-political-groups-hong-kong-face-hard
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Xi Jinping pins hopes on 'new normal' bringing political legitimacy

    Posted May 14th 2014, 04:32am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Xi pins hopes on 'new normal' legitimacy It's time for the "new normal" in China. The phrase has been used in the past several years ... it to characterise slowing growth and reined-in liquidity in the Chinese economy. He is not only saying China can live with slower economic expansion. The subtext is that one-party rule in China is much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1511524/xi-jinping-pins-hopes-new-normal-bringing-political
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China, United States go to extremes over farce

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com China, US go to extremes over farce The central government's propaganda machine has a habit of dismissing things it doesn't like as "farce". ... of the powerful committee in charge of, you guess it, funding. A Republican who represents Virginia, Wolf is a master of pork-barrel politics and has exploited his position to steer massive federal funds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1541181/china-united-states-go-extremes-over-farce
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Political reform starts with makeup of the nominating committee

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by Alex Lo

    ... and labour, social services and religion- replicate FCs in Legco. Even the fourth, political sector, gives the Heung Yee Kuk representation, as Legco does. The imperative is to avoid making the NC ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1544492/political-reform-starts-makeup-nominating-committee
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Beware risk of challenging China's 'one country' concept for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by Alex Lo

    ... But the pan-democrats of Occupy Central persuasion have also overstepped the mark by insisting Beijing should have no or minimal say in how the political system is to be reformed to bring about universal suffrage. This is not only unrealistic politically. If the central government is constitutionally empowered to approve the final reform package to be presented by the Hong Kong government, it's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1530388/beware-risk-challenging-chinas-one-country-concept-hong-kong
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's Cardinal Zen and the art of anti-communism

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:01am by Alex Lo

    ... anti-communism, including his fight for democracy in Hong Kong and his fervent wish to see China's government collapse. The new pope has worked to improve relations with Beijing. Now there is talk ... head about the boss being taken advantage of? Zen said the faithful in China were persecuted and Beijing continued to appoint its own illegitimate bishops. All true. But could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1546976/hong-kongs-cardinal-zen-and-art-anti-communism
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's Leung Chun-ying should forgo desire for a second chief executive term

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:33am by Alex Lo

    ... the honeymoon would not last. Our political problems are systemic. There is a workable halfway for Leung- to announce he would not seek a second term. Instead, he would focus the remaining three years of his term to making sure Hong Kong achieves universal suffrage as prescribed under the Basic Law by 2017. He may thereby regain some political capital with the general public, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1550618/hong-kongs-leung-chun-ying-should-forgo-desire-second-chief
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rock stars and celebrities get in a mess over Tibet and Palestinian cause

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting in a mess over political causes Should rock stars and celebrities take up political causes? Since they are rich and famous, they naturally provoke envy. And the way to dismiss them is to assume they are airheads; what do they know about politics, really? One way for such stars to get around that is to go for causes that are difficult to fault. Bob ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1536397/rock-stars-and-celebrities-get-mess-over-tibet-and
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong is strong enough to survive Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by Alex Lo

    ... Yam Chi-kwong, the former Monetary Authority chief, and Chow Chung-kong, the stock exchange chairman, warn that our tense political atmosphere could ruin the city through a loss of confidence by international investors and China's leaders. Really, mini-riots outside the legislature and a jam in Central led by some two-bit academics are not going to ruin us. Any great city goes through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1540490/hong-kong-strong-enough-survive-occupy-central
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Archbishop Kwong is quite right: Sometimes silence speaks the loudest

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by Alex Lo

    ... Political Consultative Conference. But there is a strong case to tone down and de-escalate- to have a dialogue, not a shouting match. Oh, by the way, I am rather amused Zen called me a dog in his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549927/archbishop-kwong-quite-right-sometimes-silence-speaks

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